Hunger

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Disease and hunger soar in Latin America after floods and drought, study finds
Climate chaos is threatening food production, trade and lives, says World Meteorological Organization

Jonathan Watts

08, May, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Essential supplies running out as RSF paramilitary encircles Darfur’s largest city
The population of El Fasher, which includes thousands of displaced people, is in ‘dire need of food, medicine and water’

Kaamil Ahmed

02, May, 2024 @12:21 PM

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Sudan had largest number of people facing extreme food shortages in 2023, UN report shows
The African country accounted for two-thirds of the additional 13.5m people needing urgent help as displacement drove food insecurity globally

Kaamil Ahmed and Sarah Johnson

24, Apr, 2024 @10:02 AM

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At last G20 is showing how to finance an assault on poverty | Larry Elliott
Brazilian president Lula’s proposals have the backing of the World Bank. Now we need action

Larry Elliott

14, Apr, 2024 @10:43 AM

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UN calls for humanitarian ceasefire amid urgent efforts to avoid Gaza famine
António Guterres says Palestinian people ‘remain stuck in a non-stop nightmare’ as Israel stands accused of blocking aid

Lorenzo Tondo and Jason Burke in Jerusalem

23, Mar, 2024 @5:08 PM

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Onions sell for 50 times usual price in Gaza as Palestinians scramble for food
Reports of exorbitant cost of basic vegetables, as well as oil and flour, come amid warnings that Gaza is on the verge of famine

Kaamil Ahmed

22, Mar, 2024 @1:59 PM

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300,000 more UK children fell into absolute poverty at height of cost of living crisis
Nearly fifth of population struggled with basic needs, it emerges, as charities accuse government of failing poorest

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Mar, 2024 @6:06 PM

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The Guardian view on famine in Gaza: a human-made catastrophe | Editorial
Editorial: Palestinians are dying from hunger. The US must do more than express frustration with Israel

Editorial

19, Mar, 2024 @6:37 PM

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UN says Israeli restrictions on Gaza food aid may constitute a war crime
High commissioner for human rights describes crisis as human-made as hunger levels worsen

Peter Beaumont

19, Mar, 2024 @6:08 PM

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US aircraft carry out airdrops of aid to Gaza with 38,000 meals
Three C-130 aircraft dropped a total of 66 bundles of aid to the Palestinian territory besieged by Israel

Julian Borger in Washington and agencies

02, Mar, 2024 @6:14 PM

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Let them eat Flakes: Kellogg’s CEO says poor families should consider ‘cereal for dinner’
Multimillionaire Gary Pilnick was excoriated on the internet, especially as cereal prices have risen 28% over the last four years

Ramon Antonio Vargas

27, Feb, 2024 @4:13 PM

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Inside the Darfur camp where a child dies every two hours
Malnutrition and disease are rife at the ‘overwhelmed’ Zamzam camp – one of hundreds in Sudan, where war has displaced nearly 8 million people

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

21, Feb, 2024 @6:00 AM

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